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ERIC Number: EJ425029
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0882-228X
Urban Development in European and American Discourse in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries.
Lees, Andrew
OAH Magazine of History, v5 n2 p38-42 Fall 1990
Reviews literature of controversies surrounding the rise of big cities in Western Europe and the United States. Comments that popular concepts of unspoiled nature and biblical tradition influenced antiurbanism. Notes fears of disease, breakdown of families, and rising crime rate were major concerns. Defenders countered cities would become centers of education and enterprise. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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